Scanning film with an Epson Perfection 4490... emulsion side up or down?

Started Aug 19, 2011 | Discussions thread
pocketfulladoubles
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Re: Scanning film with an Epson Perfection 4490... emulsion side up or down?
In reply to Faintandfuzzy, Aug 22, 2011

That's not always correct. It depends on the holder. Unless I've been reading the instructions wrong, wiith my BetterScanning holder, the film lies underneath the glass, with the emulsion facing the glass, which would make it face up with respect to the scanner platen. You can see the examples at the Betterscanning site.

Here's the link:
http://www.betterscanning.com/scanning/msdry.html
http://www.betterscanning.com/scanning/msfluid.html

Don't know about the Epson holder - never used one... just went straight to the Betterscanning.

Faintandfuzzy wrote:

tamz0r wrote:
just using the stock film holder that comes with the scanner

pocketfulladoubles wrote:

Are you using a film holder? Are you wet or dry mounting?

Regardless of wet or dry mounting, have the emulsion facing down.

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